Casting alert! “Kickback,” a thriller/drama written and directed by Raza Mallal, has found its cast! Mischa Barton, Sean Astin, John Hannah, Michael Biehn, Stelio Savante and Noureen DeWulf have joined film’s cast. The Talking Lens Productions thriller will begin filming in Europe this fall.

Here’s the synopsis of “Kickback”:

“Based on a true story, Kickback follows a renegade Moscow detective investigating the murder of a female war journalist. He becomes embroiled in a web of counter espionage involving chemical warfare, and the assassination of the Russian president.”

“Kickback” is being lensed by acclaimed director of photography and Emmy nominee (“Lonesome Dove”) Douglas Milsome. Mallal is co-producing the film with Kevan Van Thompson and Executive Producer Ilja Rosendahl.

Curious about “Kickback”? You can learn more about the film at its IMDB page. The film will be out in theaters 2014–hopefully, we’ll have some more information about the film as we get closer because I’m intrigued to learn more about what we can expect. But until then, it’s time for your opinions. What do you think about “Kickback”? Are you ready to see some action? What do you hope to see from the film? Give your opinions in the comments section below.


By Monique Jones

Monique Jones blogs about race and culture in entertainment, particularly movies and television. You can read her articles at Racialicious, and her new site, COLOR . You can also listen to her new podcast, What would Monique Say.

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